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All My Life's Buried Here - The Story of George Butterworth (Cert TBC)

Director: Stewart Morgan Hajdukiewicz

Featured contributors: Anthony Murphy, Hugh Butterworth, Ralph Allwood MBE, Vic Gammon, Michael Heaney, Alun Howkins, Katie Howson, Malcolm Taylor OBE.

For the first time in a documentary film, the remarkable story of British composer George Butterworth (1885 – 1916), his music, life and times. Drawing on newly uncovered archival treasures, including the letters and memoirs of those who knew him best, ALL MY LIFE’S BURIED HERE is the compelling account of a pioneering British composer, musician, folk song collector and dancer cut down in his prime on the battlefeld of the Somme. George Butterworth made several visits to Horsham in the years before 1914 to collect folk songs from local singers and the film shines a light on his activities in this area for the first time.

Watch the official trailer below 

Following the screening on Saturday 9 November there will be a Live Q&A in the screen with the director Stewart Morgan Hajdukiewicz, George Butterworth's biographer Anthony Murphy and former Librarian at the English Folk Dance and Song Society Malcolm Taylor OBE.

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